Stories tagged: marijuana
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
Proposal to increase new restrictions on marijuana businesses could be expensive and hard to enforce.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Attorney general nominee Bill Barr said he would “not go after” marijuana companies in states where cannabis is legal.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Has legal pot ushered in a more violent era in Washington? That’s the possibility put forth in a New Yorker article by Malcolm Gladwell, the popular science writer and lightning …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon, seeks to regulate marijuana like alcohol.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 7:46 p.m.
CBD ads pop up everywhere these days on social media, radio and street signs. They hawk pain relief and other remedies from cannabidiol, known as CBD, a cannabis extract that …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Central Valley High School went into a “lockout” on Wednesday after administrators received a tip that a student had a pistol.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
A simplified program will make it easier for thousands of people to seek the elimination of low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational use became legal in Colorado, …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
The future of pot in Washington: State regulators talk marijuana ahead of 5-year anniversary of sales
Members of the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board will be taking public comment Wednesday at Spokane City Hall about the state’s legal pot industry, which will mark its fifth year …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
The legal cannabis stores that opened in Montreal last fall still look pristine, but the shelves are often bare. A few blocks from one outlet, though, a longtime pot dealer …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
Washington residents with a single misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction can request a pardon online.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Research from Washington State University is contributing to new findings about the possible effects of cannabis on our brains.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 5:25 a.m.
This is the time of year when our wardrobe turns to sweaters and boots, and our appetite turns to pumpkin spice, peppermint and other warm fall/winter-y comfort food.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 5:17 a.m.
Some of the biggest commodities in today’s economy are products that promise relief either from pain or from aging.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:58 a.m.
After owning and operating Apex Cannabis shops in Moses Lake and Otis Orchards, Troy and Stacey Peterson had a vision for Shop No. 3.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 6:08 p.m.
Marijuana could take the next step toward joining pinot noir and craft beer on Oregon’s list of famous exports, under a proposal likely to go before state lawmakers in the …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 5 a.m.
A new drug arrest and a lawsuit brought by dissatisfied investors could cost Cip Paulsen, who spent nine years in federal prison for his involvement in a cocaine ring, his …
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Thailand’s legislature on Tuesday agreed to amend the country’s drug law to allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, as well as kratom, a locally grown plant traditionally used as …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Idaho State Police say a traffic stop in eastern Idaho led to the discovery of 800 pounds of marijuana worth more than $3 million.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 2:24 p.m.
A new study says teen marijuana use appears to have dropped in Washington after the state legalized adult use of the drug in 2012.
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Concerns about pesticide drift are nothing new in agriculture, but the issue has taken on new gravity for Oregon farmers with marijuana-growing neighbors. Due to Oregon’s pesticide testing regime for …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 4 a.m.
Study finds some users think marijuana can sober you up enough to drive. Wrong, says the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
A new traffic study sponsored by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission shows that one out of every 10 survey respondents admitted to drinking and smoking marijuana before driving.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 5 a.m.
Sweetwater Farms, a $5.3 million pot producer based on the West Plains, had one of its strains pulled from the state’s largest recreational marijuana stores last month after failing a …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
The first-ever Lemonhaze Cannabis Convention brought together more than 3,000 members of the state’s cannabis community in late October.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 6:11 p.m.
Altria Group Inc., the U.S. maker of Marlboros, made a $1.8 billion investment in a Canadian pot company Friday based on a simple premise: Cannabis is growing fast, and cigarettes …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 4:32 a.m.
If Todd Bennatt wanted to have a normal job, he’d still be an environmental engineer.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 3:53 a.m.
For the last few years, Yield Farms has built a solid reputation for its pre-rolls and its savory infused Firecrackers, which deliver the spicy taste of cheddar or ranch.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The Richland City Council plans a workshop to discuss legalizing marijuana sales in Richland.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
The lawsuit, filed last month in Spokane County Superior Court, alleges Avista provided inadequate equipment to power a planned expansion of Buddy Boy Farms, a large-scale cannabis operation based south …